SOUTH AUSTRALIA]

No. 7

 

 

MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

 

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

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THURSDAY  23  SEPTEMBER  2004

 

 

 

   1.

Council met pursuant to adjournment.  The President (The Hon. R. R. Roberts) took the Chair.

                 The President read prayers.

 

Meeting of
Council.

 

    2.

The following Papers were laid upon the Table, viz.:

        By the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation

        (The Hon. T. G. Roberts) -

                 Annual Reports -

                          The University of Adelaide -

                                   2003 Part One, Annual Review.

                                   2003 Part Two, Annual Review.

                 Reports -

                          Australian Standard - Amusement Rides and Devices -

                                   Part 1:  Design and Construction.

                                   Part 2:  Operation and Maintenance.

                                   Part 3:  In-service Inspection.

                                   Part 1:  Design and Construction - Supplement 1:  Intrinsic Safety (Supplement to AS 3533.1 - 1997).

                                   Part 2:  Operation and Maintenance - Supplement 1:  Logbook (Supplement to AS 3533.2 - 1997).

                          Australian/New Zealand Standard - Electrical Installations - Constructions and Demolition Sites.

                          National Code of Practice for the Preparation of Material Safety Data Sheets 2nd Edition - April 2003.

                          Response to the Social Development Committee Inquiry into Obesity, August 2004.

 

Papers.

 

   3.

The Minister for Industry and Trade (The Hon. P. Holloway) tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Premier (The Hon. M. D. Rann, M.P.) concerning the Proposal by Beringer Blass to Establish a Wine Bottling and Storage Facility at Nuriootpa.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

   4.

The Minister for Industry and Trade tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Attorney-General (The Hon. M. J. Atkinson) concerning the Criminal Law (Undercover Operations) Act, 1995.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

   5.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Employment, Training and Further Education (The Hon. S. W. Key, M.P.) concerning the Chief Executive, Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   6.

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation tabled a copy of a Ministerial Statement made by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (The Hon. R. J. McEwen, M.P.) concerning Whiting Fishery.

 

Ministerial
Statement Tabled.

 

   7.

On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Address in Reply, as read, be adopted:

                 Debate resumed.

                 And the Hon. A. L. Evans having obtained leave to conclude his remarks, the debate was adjourned until next day of sitting.

 

Address in Reply.

 

   8.

Ordered - That Orders of the Day (Government Business) No. 2 to No. 7 be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

   9.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the further consideration of the Medical Practice Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 39 further considered, amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 40 to No. 46 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 47 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 48 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 49 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 50 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 51 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 52 to No. 54 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 55 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 56 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 57 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 58 to No. 62 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 63 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 64 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 65 to No. 67 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 68 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 69 and No. 70 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 71 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 72 amended and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 73 to No. 77 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 78 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 79 read.

                 The Hon. A. J. Redford moved on page 43, line 17, after “civil liabilities” to insert “(other than public liability)”.

                 Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived.

                          Clause No. 79 otherwise amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 80 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 81 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 82 struck out.

                          New clause No. 82 inserted.

                          Clauses No. 83 to No. 85 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 86 read.

                 The Hon. A. J. Redford moved on page 45, after line 23, to insert new subclause as follows:

    “(1a)     Without limiting the generality of subsection (1), if the Board has reason to believe that a medical practitioner or medical student has exposed himself or herself to a risk of contracting a blood-borne infection, the Board may require the practitioner or student to submit to a blood test.”

                 Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put.

Medical Practice
Bill.

 

 

             Committee divided:

Ayes, 7

The Hon. J.S.L. Dawkins

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. A. J. Redford (Teller)

 

      So it passed in the negative.

 

Noes, 8

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. T. G. Roberts (Teller)

 

 

 

 

                          To report progress and ask leave to sit again.

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                 The President resumed the Chair and reported progress and obtained for the Committee leave to sit again on motion.

 

 

 

10.

The Minister for Industry and Trade, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the sitting of the Council to be extended beyond 6.30 p.m. to enable Business of the Day to be concluded.

                 Question put and passed, without a dissentient voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the Council.

 

Suspension of Standing  Orders.

 

11.

The Council, according to order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the further consideration of the Medical Practice Bill.

 

In the Committee

 

                          Clause No. 86 further considered and agreed to.

                          Clauses No. 87 and No. 88 agreed to.

                          Clause No. 89 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 90 amended and agreed to.

                          Clause No. 91 agreed to.

                          Schedule 1 agreed to.

                          New Schedule 2 inserted.

                          Title agreed to.

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                 The President resumed the Chair, and reported that the Committee had considered the Bill and had agreed to the same with amendments; whereupon the Council adopted such report.

                 The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, pursuant to contingent notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the Bill to pass through its remaining stages without delay.

                 Question put and passed.

                 Bill read a third time.

                 Resolved - That this Bill do now pass.

 

Medical Practice
Bill.

 

12.

Ordered - That the remaining Orders of the Day (Government Business) be Orders of the Day for next day of sitting.

 

Postponement
of Business.

 

13.

Ordered - That the Council, at its rising, do adjourn until Monday, 11 October 2004, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Next Day
of Sitting.

 

 

14.

Council adjourned at nineteen minutes to seven o’clock until Monday, 11 October 2004, at fifteen minutes past two o’clock.

 

Adjournment.

 

 

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Members present during any part of the sitting:

 

 

 

 

The Hon. T. G. Cameron

The Hon. A. L. Evans

The Hon. G. E. Gago

The Hon. J. M. Gazzola

The Hon. I. Gilfillan

The Hon. P. Holloway

The Hon. S. M. Kanck

 

The Hon. R. D. Lawson

The Hon. J.M.A. Lensink

The Hon. R. I. Lucas

The Hon. A. J. Redford

The Hon. K. J. Reynolds

The Hon. D. W. Ridgway

The Hon. T. G. Roberts

 

The Hon. C. V. Schaefer

The Hon. R. K. Sneath

The Hon.  J. F. Stefani

The Hon. T. J. Stephens

The Hon. C. Zollo

The Hon. N. Xenophon